The Third of May 1808

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    A Lego version of a painting by Francisco Goya entitled The Third of May 1808. The painting was commissioned by the Spanish government to commemorate Spanish resistance to Napoleon's armies during the occupation of 1808.

    Original here : en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Francisco_de_Goya_y_Lucientes_...

    Thank you to patchworkbunny for the suggestion.

    Setup shots here : www.flickr.com/photos/balakovsetup/4318589435/
    and here : www.flickr.com/photos/balakovsetup/4318589429

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    1. ciudadanodigital [deleted] 62 months ago | reply

      nice composition!

    2. Kaptain Kobold 62 months ago | reply

      The church in the background is an excellent piece of attention to detail. Nicely done.

    3. Darth Kraken 62 months ago | reply

      I was thinking of make this painting with plastic soldiers, but I though I wouldn't have good results. You encourage me to actually do it.

    4. talkie_tim 62 months ago | reply

      I'm sure we can construct a 10mm flash...

    5. south of the metro 62 months ago | reply

      Seen this awesome work at


    6. Andrea Bosio Photographer 62 months ago | reply

      Fantastica realizzazione!!!

    7. Spidervizz 62 months ago | reply

      you are absolutely a GENIUS!

    8. Mr.FoxTalbot 61 months ago | reply

      Very nice, as always.

    9. Bandal 60 months ago | reply

      fantastica!!!

    10. Nicholas-rus [deleted] 59 months ago | reply

      cooooooooooooool

    11. Roberto Arévalo 57 months ago | reply

      Yay! What to say?? this is freaking awesome!! =D

    12. Jamie McClement 57 months ago | reply

      you, sir, are a subtle genius.

    13. Kevin .W [deleted] 55 months ago | reply

      How do you keep the sword on the soldier on?

    14. Balakov 55 months ago | reply

      That would be blu-tack :)

    15. Känno Filth 55 months ago | reply

      all this serie is amazing!

    16. ToyShoots 49 months ago | reply

      Great. Iwas thinking of doing one this year myself.

    17. Star Mountain Media 39 months ago | reply

      Lighting here is sublime. Perfect.

    18. made4mohn 38 months ago | reply

      I just found your images while I was searching for Star War Valentine cards. I find your images compelling. I love your use of such an everyday item like Legos to express your thoughts. You have a wonderful sense of humor and delightful use of color. Not to mention the beauty of the clarity of your photographs as well as the framing/ angles you use. Thank you for sharing these wonderful images.

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